Tax Manager - Tax Advisory (m/f/d)

 Frankfurt am Main, Germany       Permanent contract        Legal / Taxation / Compliance


In particular, your main tasks will be the following:

  • You are responsible for Tax Advisory topics with a focus on:
    • corporate income taxation including the specifics of tax groups and having a branch as the tax group parent
    • VAT advice on various bank services
    • advising and analyzing/documenting transfer pricing issues   reviewing of tax returns / tax assessments and overtaking back up functions for tax returns produced in the team consulting the organization within tax audits
    • consulting the organization within tax audits
    • implementing and performing of tax controls
  • You will also be the dedicated tax advisor for Société Générale Securities Services, regularly aligning with the colleagues located near Munich. That comprises also the perspective to be included in specifics of the asset management and custodian business
  • You advise and assist various business lines with respect to tax issues of their products and services also within the NPC process
  • You will be involved in tax driven projects, supporting in further improving tax processes and translating tax requirements in procedures/controls.
  • You will participate in considerations on aligning or improving the strategic set-up of SG in Germany
  • You will be in contact with the German tax authorities and actively participate in an industry exchange 

Profile Required

Experience and technical skills:

  • German tax advisor (Steuerberater) with focus on corporate tax law (“Konzernsteuerrecht”), including transfer pricing
  • Several years of profound professional experience in a comparable role, with ground experience and project management experience
  • Deep knowledge in the financial services industry
  • Very good analytical skills
  • Good command of MS Office applications and accounting tools
  • Native in German and fluency in English (written and orally) is required; French would be of advantage

Personal abilities and competencies:

  • Being able to work in a team (also in virtual teams) and to navigate smoothly in a global organization
  • Being pro-active and initiative taking
  • Having good self-and time management skills
  • Showing tenacity, high quality and result orientation
  • Being able to work under pressure
  • Having the ability to estimate risk
  • Very good communication and negotiation skills (written and orally)

Business Insight

Société Générale is one of the largest European financial services groups. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial solidity with a strategy of sustainable growth, and aims to be the reference for relationship banking, recognized on its markets, close to clients, chosen for the quality and commitment of its teams. More than 149,000 employees, based in 67 countries, accompany 31 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis.

As part of the tax team in Frankfurt you will cover a wide range of Tax Advisory matters (e.g. Corporate income tax, VAT, Tax Audit management; Transfer pricing subjects), Tax Compliance and business-related tax topics within the area Global Banking and Investors Solutions and beyond. This especially comprises the dedicated tax advisor-role for Société Générale Securities Services GmbH.   the AML-Officer (AMLO) and the Deputy AMLO and the other team member in all aspects.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Job code: 20000054
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: 01/03/2020
Date of publication: 04/02/2020
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Tax Manager - Tax Advisory (m/f/d)

Permanent contract   |   Frankfurt am Main   |   Legal / Taxation / Compliance